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Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director for IBM® System Networking is a director-class storage area network (SAN) switch designed for deployment in large-scale storage networks to enable enterprise clouds and business transformation. Layering a comprehensive set of intelligent features onto a high performance, protocol-independent switch fabric, Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director for IBM System Networking addresses the rigorous requirements of large, virtualised data centre (DC) storage environments with high availability (HA), scalability, flexibility, security, ease of management and transparent integration of new technologies.
SAN96B-5 is a high-density, purpose-built, foundational building block for large and growing storage area network (SAN) infrastructures. It is designed to provide a highly resilient, scalable and simplified network infrastructure for storage. By delivering leading edge Gen 5 (FC) technology and capabilities with 16 gigabits per second (Gbps) performance, SAN96B-5 meets the demands of growing, dynamic workloads and highly virtualised private and hybrid cloud storage environments.
The IBM® System Storage SAN48B-5 switch is designed to meet the demands of hyper-scale private or hybrid cloud storage environments by delivering Gen 5 Fibre Channel (FC) technology and capabilities with 16 gigabits per second (Gbps) performance that support highly virtualised environments.
IBM® System Storage SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 fabric backbones are among the industry's most powerful Fibre Channel (FC) switching infrastructure offerings, providing reliable, scalable, high performance foundations for private or hybrid cloud storage and highly virtualised environments. These fabric backbones have been enhanced with enterprise connectivity options to add support for IBM fibre connection (FICON) connectivity, offering a highly reliable FICON infrastructure with fast and scalable IBM System z servers.
Designed to increase business agility while providing nonstop access to information and reducing both infrastructure and administrative costs, the SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 fabric backbones with Gen 5 FC technology and 16 gigabits per second (Gbps) performance deliver a new level of scalability and advanced capabilities to this robust, reliable and high-performance technology. This enables organisations to continue leveraging their existing IT investments as they grow their businesses and solve their most difficult business challenges.
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